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Over the past 30 years, women have traditionally worked their way up the ladder. From politics to chemical engineering, it is no longer the case that men are sole breadwinners. Despite gender and/or racial biases in the workforce, reports indicate that women are surpassing men on economic levels. More women are eclipsing men as new hires, prompting them to be the sole income-earners of the household. According to the New York Times, women have held 49.1 percent of the nation’s jobs since November – a peak that is steadily on the rise. The following 10 professional madames have achieved greatness in male-dominated roles of business, politics, and aerospace to name a few:

Let’s give these professional women their due:

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